Open Foris Collect

Posted by pmoh2 at Feb 15, 2019 11:45 AM |
Open Foris Collect is the main entry point for data collected in field-based inventories. It provides a fast, easy, flexible way to set up a survey with a user-friendly interface.

More Information

Key features of Collect include:

  • User Friendliness: No need for technical skills to use it.
  • Rapid Data Entry: Auto-complete; Species list search; Immediate feedback on errors/warnings.
  • Highly Configurable: Design the survey from scratch or starting from a template
  • Multiple data types: Basic Types – Text, Number, Boolean, Date, Time. Complex types – Range, Coordinate, File, Taxon. Plus, support for calculated values.
  • Controlled QA workflow: Record goes through different steps: Data entry, Data cleansing, Data analysis. Minimized "data cooking".
  • Multiple data export/import formats: XML, CSV, Relational database.


  • Install using the Software Center for University PCs running Windows 10.
  • Available for home use. Check the terms and conditions before you download.

Help and Training

License Details

Version (Windows 10): 3.23.7

Supplier: Open Foris

Licence: Free program

Last updated: 15/02/2019

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